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Issue: 2016-11-23, PHOTO: by Murray Martin

With the hunting season upon us, it’s time for some special big game recipes. First of all, there is just about no part of a moose that you can’t eat and enjoy. What better to start with than Baked Moose Tongue. more

Nov 23, 2016 12:00 AM Recipes

As a Conservation Officer in Ontario in the late 1950s through the 1960s, I patrolled the St. Lawrence River to the Quebec border. I came upon a very strange group of people between five and 90 years old. They were in search of a specific species... more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

Warbler

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The male blackpoll warbler is only about 5 and a half inches in size. These birds are known for their forage on insects: come the fall migration they will gorge themselves on insects to a point of doubling their normal weight. Come the cool winds more

May 19, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2016-03-24, PHOTO: wikipedia.com

It will not surprise many that this little planet called Earth is covered by seventy percent water. What may surprise many is that the water on this planet holds close to an estimated 17,000 different species of fish. Fish have been found in... more

Mar 24, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2016-03-17, Photo: kozzi.com

The golfing season and duck hunting season have something in common. I am convinced that if a person took up both sports their problems would be greatly magnified. I came to this monumental conclusion when I was chasing golf balls on the number... more

Mar 17, 2016 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2016-02-18, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Back in the early 1960s, I spent a couple of years banding waterfowl in one of the newly-created marshes of the hydro project in Lake St. Lawrence, just west of Cornwall, Ontario. This is when I really got the opportunity to know the many features... more

Feb 18, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-02-04, PHOTO: kozzi.com

People driving down the highway may see a few bison, and never realize that this animal was at one time on the very edge of extinction. The bison made some people extremely wealthy, others kept some people from starvation, some were shot for... more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: kozzi.com

According to the Canadian Cancer Society Advisory Committee on Cancer Statistics, Canadian Statistics 2015, one out of every four Canadians will die of some form of cancer in their lifetime. Research in 2009 showed that about 2.4 per cent of the... more

Jan 14, 2016 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: Murray Martin

Wildlife management is a complex science. One way to increase all species of wildlife is to manipulate habitat to its maximum breeding potential – be it a stream, a nesting area for birds or food range for mammals. In wildlife management there... more

Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

Brown Bat

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Of all creatures I have had the to opportunity to be involved with, the bat is the most interesting. The bat is also a creatures that, outside of the science world, the general public knows very little about. more

May 8, 2016 10:38 PM , , Yukon Wildlife

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